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2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan

The date 26/11 shocks us everyone by listening it, the mastermind of the 26/11 terror attacks that happened in Mumbai, The operations commander and the mastermind behind all these was Laskar-e-Toiba (LeT) Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. He has been arrested in Pakistan over the terror tgat was financing over the charges. The commander of the LeT was out on bail since the year 2015. He was now arrested by the province of the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department which is known as the CTD. He caught him under a terror financing case that was registered in a Lahore police station.

The CTD said that after following an intelligence-based operation and the one that was conducted by the CTD Punjab, it had forbidded the organisation LeT leader who is Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. He was arrested on the charges of the financing of the terrorism.

The officials said that the terror commander was 61-year old  and he was also running a dispensary in order to generate funds for the terrorist activities as well as for the personal expenses. The officials also quoted saying that the Lakhvi is accused for running a dispensary and also carrying out such activities illegally.

He was also using the funds that were collected for the financing of the terrorism. He also used these fundings for personal expenses. The CTD also added saying that the Lakhvi is also ab UN-designated terrorist apart from belonging that to the LeT. They also said that he will be tried before the Anti-Terrorism Court that is present in  Lahore.

2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan
2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan

Zaki – ur – Rehman Lakhvi who is the commander of LeT and the one who was the mastermind behind the 26/11 attacks that had also claimed around the lives of 166 people and the other 300 injured people. After the coordinated shootouts and the bombings that was orchestrated by the LeT terrorists for the three days that happened across the Financial capital of India. The terrorists who attacked the place had come from the Pakistan to Mumbai. They came via a sea route that was targeted around several different locations like the Chhatrapati Shiaji Teminus railway station, the Cama Hospital , Oberoi Trident, Leopold Café and also the Nariman house and the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and other different residential complex.

Pakistani authorities had claimed and said that Lakhvi was running a dispensary in Lahore as a front for financing militant activities.

Lakhvi was also a prominent figure in the charity Jamaat-ud-Dawa of Hafiz Saeed, which is believed and said to be a front leader and member for Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Saeed was a person who has been designated as a terrorist by the US Justice Department. He also had a sum to be paid for getting him on his head, he is presently kept in multiple jail terms which is in Pakistan after he was being convicted in several cases in the recent few months. The government of Pakistani has also took hold of the extensive network of various mosques, schools and other assets in the country.

The relations between the Pakistan and India was also strained after the attack that happened on the financial hub of India back in the year 2008.  

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